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July 21, 2017

The 2019 event in Cameroon will be contested by 24 teams, instead of 16.
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The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will be held in June and July, the Confederation of African Football has confirmed.
Iranian Paralympian athlete Hamed Amiri (Photo: Press TV)
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Iranian sportsmen have picked up more honor at the ongoing 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England, and collected five more medals in the multinational and multi-sport event, and raised the Islamic Republic’s medal tally to twelve.
Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa
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Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President, FIFA Vice President Shaikh Salman bin Ibrahim Al-Khalifa has been ranked among the top 50 most influential football personalities in the world for 2017.
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Black Eagles president tells of his plans to make club a global brand in an era when Super Lig is finally about to take off abroad
Photo: @beINMEDIAGROUP
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@beINMEDIAGROUP: Four more years of @ChampionsLeague and @EuropaLeague on @beINSPORTS in MENA https://goo.gl/jup5oY
The Algeria international was once a primary target for the Gunners, but they now seem to prefer the more expensive Thomas Lemar
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The Algeria international was once a primary target for the Gunners, but they now seem to prefer the more expensive Thomas Lemar

July 20, 2017

The new board of the UAE Triathlon Association is slowlyputting in place a system that will seek to identify youngtalent to represent the country in the future. (Photo: UAE TF)
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The board of directors of the UAE Triathlon Federation (UAE TF) will be eyeing a move into unchartered territory while tapping talent at university and school level.
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17:31 GMT
Cameroon's Sports Minister has said that the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations will go ahead in the country despite concerns over the pace of preparations.
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The Turkish city of Samsun is in the international spotlight through the end of July as the official host of the 23rd Summer Deaflympics, the global games for the hearing impaired.
Augusto Inacio
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After Zamalek finished the Egyptian Premier League season in third place and dropped out of the CAF Champions League in the group stage, club chairman Mortada Mansour has announced new technical staff in the assisting roles.
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13:36 GMT
Hammer thrower Sergej Litvinov is one of eight Russian athletes given permission by the international athletics federation IAAF to compete at next month's world championships under a neutral flag.

July 19, 2017

The 29-year-old defender has teamed up with the English Championship outfit from the Tigers (Photo: @Elmo_27)
22:06 GMT
The 29-year-old defender has teamed up with the English Championship outfit from the Tigers
Oman national team midfielder Raed Ibrahim (second from right), his agent Issam al Shanfari (second from left), and Valletta FC officials after the signing of a two-year deal between Raed and Valletta in Malta
17:50 GMT
In a career-defining move, experienced Oman national team midfielder Raed Ibrahim Saleh has signed a two-year deal with Malta's multiple domestic league champions, Valletta FC, recently...
The 23rd Summer Deaflympics logo
16:59 GMT
The 23rd Summer Deaflympics began in Samsun Tuesday with more than 3,000 athletes from 97 countries -- the most ever number of participants in the event’s history.
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16:44 GMT
Three Iranian javelin throwers collected gold, silver and bronze medals of class F57 at 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London.
Al Hammadi dedicates win to Hayayei (pictured)
16:11 GMT
UAE para-athlete remembers teammate after winning 400-metre silver and 100-metre bronze
Abdellatif Mohamed Sadiq (Photo: Gulf Times)
13:07 GMT
Qatari boxer Abdellatif Mohamed Sadiq has been able to break into the Guinness Book of Records after accomplishing 72 push-ups in just one minute in the two-finger push-up exercise, which no other athlete in the world has been able to achieve.

July 18, 2017

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Dear women, just one to two minutes of running everyday can improve your bone health and also reduce chances of osteoporosis and fractures in older age.
Former Real Madrid midfielder first announced the news in April (Photo: @AlJazira_uae)
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Former Real Madrid midfielder first announced the news in April
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16:53 GMT
The Asian Karate Federation has announced that Jordan will host the next Asian Karate Championships from July 10-15 in 2018, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
The Algeria international may be keen to leave the King Power Stadium but the Premier League side have yet to receive any offer for him
13:27 GMT
The Algeria international may be keen to leave the King Power Stadium but the Premier League side have yet to receive any offer for him
Sandro Rosell
13:11 GMT
The former president of the FC Barcelona football club in Spain, Sandro Rosell, is being accused by Spanish authorities of having accepted bribes of €30 million...
Iranian Paralympian athlete Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi (Photo: Press TV)
12:56 GMT
Iranian Paralympian athlete Hashemiyeh Motaghian Moavi has exceeded expectations at the ongoing 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in England, and been awarded a silver medal at the multinational and multi-sport event.

July 17, 2017

FIFA also denied receiving any request from the six countries for removing Qatar as World Cup hosts.
19:59 GMT
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has denied reports about a request by six Arab countries to strip Qatar from the 2022 World Cup.
West Brom confirm Egypt defender Hegazy loan deal (Photo: Al Ahram)
18:47 GMT
Egypt center-back Ahmed Hegazy has completed a one-year loan move to West Bromwich Albion from Ahly, the English Premier League side announced on their official website on Monday.
Oman keeper Ali Al Habsi
17:06 GMT
Pioneering Oman goalkeeper says goodbye to Reading as he joins Saudi’s Al Hilal
Ahmad Khalil
16:56 GMT
UAE striker finally leaves Dubai for Abu Dhabi after months of speculation
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Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) are extremely popular within the fitness industry. A recent research suggests the popular muscle building supplements are ineffective when taken in isolation.
The report, carried on a website resembling The Local, included quotes purporting to be from FIFA President Gianni Infantino.
13:18 GMT
A story claiming that six Arab nations had written to FIFA demanding that Qatar be stripped of the World Cup in 2022 was published on what appeared to be a fake version of a Swiss news website, the site's co-founder said on Sunday.

July 16, 2017

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Diego Maradona, at Fujairah Club. (Photo: Fujairah Club twitter)
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Wolves boss pledges support team can make his side one to be feared
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18:17 GMT
Algeria has submitted a request to replace Cameroon as the 2019 African Nations Cup, AFCON, host, if the Confederation of African Football, CAF, decides to take away the hosting rights from Cameroon.
A view of the Ayla Golf Course in Aqaba (Photo: Ayla Golf Course)
17:48 GMT
The MENA Golf Tour — an initiative launched by the Shaikh Maktoum Golf Foundation — will for the first time include Jordan’s Ayla Golf Championship in Aqaba...
Ahmed Hegazi (Photo: Ahly's Official website)
16:10 GMT
Egyptian champions Ahly have accepted an offer by English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion to sign the club's international defender Ahmed Hegazy for one season on loan...
Last month, FIFA published a 430-page report vindicating Qatar from allegations of wrongdoing over its World Cup bid.
15:40 GMT
A Saudi-led coalition blockading Qatar has reportedly urged football’s governing body to strip the Gulf nation of hosting the 2022 World Cup, escalating tensions after cutting ties last month.
Kuwait's Ahmad Al-Mutairi wins gold in men's 100 m race tourney in London (Photo: KUNA)
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Kuwait's Ahmad Al-Mutairi came first Saturday in the men's 100 m. wheelchair track race, T33 category, of athletics competitions at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships, currently held in London.

July 15, 2017

Riyad Mahrez
17:03 GMT
The Leicester attacker has made no secret of his desire to move on to bigger and better things, and may finally have an offer worth accepting
Photo: Mehr News Agency / Mohammadreza Abbasi
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Iranian football giants Persepolis and Esteghlal will play at the Bielefeld Schüco Arena on July 22.
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16:56 GMT
Iranian footballing legend Ali Karimi and current national team captain Masud Shojaei lend their weight to the movement to end the female spectator ban at football games.
Salah enjoyed a highly successful season with Roma, helping them finish as runners-up in the Serie A behind champions Juventus.
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Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp has hailed newly signed player Mohamed Salah after he scored a goal in his debut during Friday's 1-1 draw with Wigan Athletic...

July 14, 2017

The Algeria international continues to hold out for either Barcelona or Arsenal, but he could yet be tempted to move to Stadio Olimpico
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The Algeria international continues to hold out for either Barcelona or Arsenal, but he could yet be tempted to move to Stadio Olimpico
A delightful character, the news the 20-year-old suffered severe brain damage after collapsing during a friendly has stunned the Dutch club.
19:27 GMT
A delightful character, the news the 20-year-old suffered severe brain damage after collapsing during a friendly has stunned the Dutch club
Ahly coach Hossam El Badry
19:18 GMT
The Chairman of the CAF Disciplinary Board has handed a one match suspension plus a fine of 10,000 US Dollars to Al Ahly coach, Hossam El Badry...
 The Palestinian Women’s National Soccer Team. (Photo credit: Courtesy)
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The Palestinian Women’s National Soccer Team trains under harsh conditions in a sport that seems to give hope and incentive for change.
The researchers might also consider comparing active fighters who have sustained blows to the head with a comparison group who also sustained trauma, but not head trauma.
19:06 GMT
There's been a great deal of attention paid lately to the potential lasting damage of head blows suffered by professional football players. But what about other sports where repeated trauma to the head is also common?

July 13, 2017

Riyad Mahrez
17:14 GMT
Roma have made a £29million offer for Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez.
Abdelhak Nouri (Photo: Goal)
15:42 GMT
Ajax player Abdelhak Nouri has suffered "serious and permanent brain damage" after collapsing on the pitch during a pre-season game, the Amsterdam club said Thursday.
CAF President Ahmad Ahmad
13:03 GMT
Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad denied on Tuesday that the African governing body has any plans to move its headquarters from Egypt.
Para-athletes to take part in World Championships in London despite teammate’s death (Photo: Khor Fakkan)
12:21 GMT
Para-athletes to take part in World Championships in London despite teammate’s death
Photo: Muscat Daily
12:11 GMT
Football causes the maximum number of sports injuries in Oman, of which knee injuries are the most common. Over 90 per cent of patients visiting most orthopaedicians and sports clinics in the country suffer knee injuries due to the national game.

July 12, 2017

The France international was among those deemed surplus to requirements by Pep Guardiola in 2016 and is expected to be on the move again this summer
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The France international was among those deemed surplus to requirements by Pep Guardiola in 2016 and is expected to be on the move again this summer
Abdullah Hayayei, 36, was hit by a metal pole while training for World Para Athletics Championships in London (Photo: Sharjah24)
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Abdullah Hayayei, 36, was hit by a metal pole while training for World Para Athletics Championships in London
Iran national team
16:05 GMT
The Supreme Stamp Council of Iran’s Ministry of Communication & Information Technology has agreed to a request to issue a special stamp commemorating the qualification...
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10:35 GMT
Qatar's Olympic Committee will donate to support international efforts aiming to provide global assistance to the refugee crisis.
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10:31 GMT
A Portuguese media delegation praised the activities of the 7th edition of Dubai Sports World, organised by the Dubai World Trade Centre in cooperation with the Dubai Sports Council.

July 11, 2017

The new Liverpool signing called on his team-mate to join him in leaving Stadio Olimpico, a move that didn't go down well back in the Italian capital
18:37 GMT
The new Liverpool signing called on his team-mate to join him in leaving Stadio Olimpico, a move that didn't go down well back in the Italian capital
IOC president Thomas Bach
15:46 GMT
President Thomas Bach speaks of "a golden opportunity" as he urges the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to approve awarding the 2024 and 2028 Games to Paris and Los Angeles at the same time.
Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi
15:30 GMT
Iranian footballer Mehdi Taremi has decided to extend his contract with the Persian Gulf Pro League club Persepolis for another season.
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12:33 GMT
Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) Monday has seized copies of Al-Zawiya and Al-Zaem sports newspapers for publishing stories on the ongoing crisis of the Sudan Football Association (SFA).
The Los Angeles and Paris bid teams were presenting their 2024 plans Tuesday and taking questions from IOC members and summer Olympic sports federations.
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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was to meet Tuesday at an extraordinary session expected to agree to plans to award the 2024 and 2028 Games at the same time later this year.
Secretary-General of QOC Thani Abdulrahman al-Kuwari (left) receives the flag from President of the Asian Athletics Association and Vice President of the IAAF Dahlan al-Hamad for the 2019 edition of the Asian Athletics Championships, which Doha will host. (Photo: Gulf Times)
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Secretary-General of Qatar Olympic Committee Thani Abdulrahman al-Kuwari, President of the Qatar Athletics Federation...

July 10, 2017

A picture taken through a shop window show football jerseys bearing the words 'Stay Strong Appie' and the number 34 to show support to Ajax midfielder Abdelhak Nouri at the Ajax football club store in Amsterdam on July 10, 2017. Koen van Weel / ANP / AFP
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The 20-year-old's heart is functioning properly but tests cannot be conducted on the player's brain and he remains under supervision in hospital
Jordi Alba was full of praise for the facilities at Qatar’s Aspire Academy. (Photo: Gulf Times)
16:45 GMT
For Spain and Barcelona defender Jordi Alba, the recent visit to Qatar showcased a country moving in the ‘right direction’ in terms of youth development ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
"Millions of Iranian women want to see the games and their favorite clubs in the stadium ... that should be made possible,"  says Karimi
16:12 GMT
Former Iran international Ali Karimi has joined current national team captain Masoud Shojaei by calling for the lifting of a stadium ban for women.
While Paris firmly has 2024 in its sights, LA is reportedly a little more flexible under certain conditions.
15:43 GMT
Los Angeles and Paris said ahead of important candidate city briefings at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) they are interested in the 2024 Games only and not the expected consolation prize 2028.
Zamalek fans
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Riots took place Saturday night, following the football match between the Egyptian football club of Zamalek and the Libyan club of Ahly Tripoli in Alexandria...

July 9, 2017

Rachid Ghezzal (Photo: @footballitalia)
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#ASRoma have "no negotiations" for free agent Rachid Ghezzal http://www.football-italia.net/105504/nice-wont-sell-seri … #TeamOL #Algerie
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18:31 GMT
Jordan will host the 14th Arab Junior Volleyball Championships from July 27 — August 5, the Jordan Olympic Committee announced on Tuesday.
Riyad Mahrez
16:10 GMT
The Foxes boss says there are no offers for the winger, who will have to show commitment to the team if he wants to play
Al-Hilal team (Photo: Kooora)
11:04 GMT
The football's world governing body FIFA has decided to ban Sudan because of government interference in the sport. Three clubs were immediately disqualified from playing final group games in international competitions.
Abdelhak Nouri (Photo: Goal)
10:26 GMT
Dutch footballer Abdelhak Nouri was "out of danger," his club Ajax Amsterdam tweeted late Saturday, after he collapsed during a friendly against German Bundesliga side Werder Bremen in Austria.
Ronaldinho
10:22 GMT
A deluge of former international football stars including Brazilians Ronaldinho, Roberto Carlos along with Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs are being paid hefty amounts between USD 300,000 to USD 600,000 to play a couple of exhibition matches in Pakistan.

July 8, 2017

The Algeria international was one of the most talked about players during last summer's transfer window, but now he faces a period of uncertainty
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The Algeria international was one of the most talked about players during last summer's transfer window, but now he faces a period of uncertainty
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15:56 GMT
Iranian sprinter Hassan Taftian won the gold medal in the men's 100m final at the Asian Track and Field Championships in India.
Brazilian football star Ronaldinho visited Cairo pyramids on Wednesday (Photo: Player's official Facebook page)
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Brazilian footballing great Ronaldinho started his rise to fame in Cairo in 1997. Twenty years later, he comes back to the Egyptian capital to launch his humanitarian organisation and promote Egypt's Tour n’ Cure medical tourism campaign.
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15:47 GMT
India and Pakistan agree to play three matches in Dubai in the second half of November